Managing QoS in Multimedia Networks and Services: IEEE / IFIP TC6 -- WG6.4 & WG6.6 Third International Conference on Management of Multimedia Networks and Services (MMNS'2000) September 25-28, 2000, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil / Edition 1

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This book focuses on the critical challenges facing the future deployment and management of multimedia services over the Internet. It covers a broad scope of issues related to the integrated control and management of multimedia networks and services, and presents practical solutions as well as new research directions in managing QoS in the context of the Multimedia Internet.
The following issues are considered, among others:

• QoS in Internet networks;
• Managing multimedia networking;
• Network programmability;
• Policies and service management;
• Advanced techniques for network management.
This volume is the proceedings of the Third International Working Conference on Management of Multimedia Networks and Services (MMNS'2000), which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 6 (TC6) and was held in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, in September 2000. MMNS'2000 is co-sponsored by the Communications Society (ComSoc) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Managing QoS in Multimedia Networks and Services is essential reading for engineers, network managers, and designers of multimedia services, as well as for graduate students and researchers in multimedia networking and network management areas.

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Papers from a September 2000 conference examines challenges facing the future development and management of multimedia services over the Internet. They discuss issues related to the integrated control and management of multimedia networks and services, and present practical solutions as well as new research directions in managing QoS in the context of the multimedia Internet. Subjects considered include managing multimedia networking, network programmability, QoS in Internet networks, policies and service management, and advanced techniques for network management. Specific topics include performance evaluation of the hierarchical handoff scheme for wireless ATM networks, and managing distributed conferences with ISABEL. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

Preface. Program Committee. List of Reviewers. Part One: Performance Management in Broadband Networks. 1. Performance Evaluation of the Hierarchical Handoff Scheme for Wireless ATM Networks; N. Kara, et al. 2. SD+: Improving TCP Performance over ATM-UBR Service Using Selective Drop Buffer Management Scheme; A.E. Elabd, M.A. Mostafa. 3. Performance Analysis of Access Points In Cellular Wirless ATM Networks; A. Marshall, et al. Part Two: Quality of Service in Internet Networks. 4. Automating Internet Routing Behavior Analysis Using Public WWW Traceroute Services; S. Gurun, B.K. Szymanski. 5. An Evaluation of Different Marking Algorithms in Assured Forwarding Service; T. Yang, et al. 6. A Traffic Differentiation Method for IPv6 over ATM Networks; J. Sá Silva, et al. Part Three: Multimedia Networks and Services. 7. Managing Distributed Conferences with ISABEL; T. Robles, et al. 8. Benchmarking Issues of a Distributed Multimedia Database Management Service; A.L. Vasconcelos Coelho, I.L. Marques Ricarte. 9. Fault Management in a Multicast Routing Environment: Kernal Based Tree Prool, a Case Study; M. Dâfir Ech-Cherif El Kettani, Y. Souissi. 10. Traffic Management in Isochronets Networks; K. Lopes Dias, et al. Part Four: Network Programmability. 11. Inter-domain Integrity Management for Programmable Network Interfaces; O. Prnjat, L. Sacks. 12. A TINA-based Distributed Environment for Mobile Multimedia Applications; A.S. Pinto, et al. 13. Development of Parlay-based ServicesUsing UML and SDL; M. Koltsidas, et al. Part Five – Policies and Service Management. 14. Supporting Service Quality Assurance via Trouble Management; R. Sinnott, et al. 15. Policies for Feature Interaction Resolution; M. Amer, et al 16. A Piggybacking Policy for Reducing the Bandwidth Demand of Video Servers; R. de A. Façanha, N.L.S. da Fonseca. Part Six: Advanced techniques for Network Management. 17. Integrating IP Multicasting in Standard Network Management Prools; E. Al-Shaer, Y. Tang. 18. Reducing the Response Time in Network Management by Using Multiple Mobile Agents; M.G. Rubinstein, et al. 19. Hierarchical Rerouting Model for Fault Tolerance in Multi-Network Environment; W.-K. Hong, et al. 20. NetDoM: An Information System for Network Documentation Management; A. Sellaro, et al.

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